Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Busy weekend for WRT Audi at Nürburgring 24 Hours and Spa-Francorchamps

By Tarek Ramchani

The W Racing Team (WRT) will have a very busy weekend this upcoming weekend. The Belgian Audi team will be on two different locations same time with their Audi R8 LMS ultra cars.

The Vincent Vosse managed squad will enter both the Nürburgring 24 Hours and the French GT Tour round of Spa-Francorchamps. The two efforts will be under two diffrent banners.

At the Nürburgring 24 Hours a single Audi R8 LMS ultra have been entered. The #17 under the G-Drive Racing banner will be shared by Nico Müller, Stéphane Ortelli, Roman Rusinov and Edward Sandström. The four drivers are among the favourites to take the overall race win. This will be the third straight year that WRT enter the Nordschleife endurance classic.

In the French GT Tour event at Spa-Francorchamps, WRT will field two Audi R8 LMS ultra cars under Belgian Audi Club Team WRT banner. The team is preparing the upcoming Spa 24 Hours race and will have two fresh Le Mans 24 Hours winners, André Lotterer and Benoit Tréluyer. André Lotterer will drive along with Enzo Ide. Benoit Tréluyer will be joined by Yves Weerts.

Photo credit: Belgian Audi Club